LUKMAN ABU BAKAR
CHIEF EXECUTIVE (GROUP)
A senior negotiator and resourceful person, Tuan Haji Lukman obtained his degree in Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Public Administration from Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom and Masters in Business Administration (Strategic Management) from International Business School, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM).
He first served as a Public Relations Officer at UTM, Skudai between October 1993 and June 1995 and subsequently was appointed as an Assistant Director at Johor Economic Planning Unit (Privatisation) after obtaining 5 years’ experience as an Assistant Secretary, State Secretary Office (Administration Branch). He also served as a Chief Private Secretary to the Chief Minister of Johor for the period of 5 years from 2004 to 2008. Tuan Haji Lukman’s expertise in Public Administration had assisted him in fulfilling official duties during his tenure at Kulaijaya Land Office as a District Land Administrator.
His professional attitude and perseverance in carrying out official duties amid challenges faced are the qualities that he holds firmly when being reappointed at Johor Economic Planning Unit as a Deputy Director II (Macro & Privatisation) before his current appointment as a Chief Executive of Permodalan Darul Ta’zim in 2014.
DEPUTY PRESIDENT CORPORATE & FINANCE (GROUP)
A meticulous person in nature, Dzulkifly first obtained his Diploma in Accounting before graduating with a Bachelor Degree in Accounting with distinction. After gaining extensive experience as an auditor in the first tier accounting firm and a proven record of establishing cross-functional partnerships to deliver stellar results, he was appointed as Chief Operating Officer (COO) at one of the statutory bodies.
In 2007 till 2013, Dzulkifly was selected by the State Government of Johor and Prime Minister’s Department to advise on strategic initiatives effecting global positioning of the successful development on Oil and Gas industry in Pengerang, Johor.
Leveraging on his strengths as an auditor and vast knowledge in various sectors includes, inter alia, agriculture, investment instruments, property management, tourism, utilities (water and waste water), oil and gas, manufacturing and construction; Dzulkifly subsequently joined Permodalan Darul Ta’zim in January 2014, where he currently Deputy President for Corporate & Finance Group. He also sits in several companies within the capacity of a board member.
AMBOK NANI MUHAMAD NOR
DEPUTY PRESIDENT LAND & PROPERTY (GROUP)
Ambok is an alumnus of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (‘UTM’) and holds a Bachelor in Science (Industrial Mathematics). Enrolled as a Johor Civil Servant back in 2012, Ambok’s first portfolio was as the Assistant Land Administrator (Revenue) at Batu Pahat Land Office.
Throughout his years of service, Ambok had vested diversified portfolios in numerous government sectors ranging such as the Administrative Officer (Media & Communications) under the Chief Minister of Johor’s Office; Private Secretary to the Johor Chief Minister’s; Assistant Director of Irrigation and Drainage Department Johor, as well as Head of Corporate & Quality under the Johor State Secretary’s Office.
Hence, his previous portfolio enables him to possess a strong sense of business strategy in liaising, managing, coordinating and interacting with the State Government and relevant government agencies.
As the Group’s Head of Property & Project Sector (‘HPSSI’), Ambok is responsible in ensuring all matters pertaining to the Group’s land administration adheres with the National Land Code and the Johor’s State Enactment. HPSSI is responsible for administering the Group’s assets and properties as well as to promote future revenues from effective land administration.
NOOR' AZMI MD OMAR
DEPUTY PRESIDENT COMMUNICATIONS, ADMINISTRATION & PEOPLE (GROUP)
Azmi Md Omar is a breath of fresh air to the core management team since his enlistment to Permodalan Darul Ta’zim. Being well-versed in public administration since 2011, Azmi had vested diversified portfolios as a Johor Civil Servant over his 8 years of services. Some of his notable portfolios
As the Deputy President for Communications, Administration and People (CAP), his portfolio includes but not limited to the development and implementation of an integrated strategic communication plan in order to foster Permodalan Darul Ta’zim’s corporate identity; broaden the awareness of its programs and priorities across key stakeholder audiences; and oversee all matters pertaining the Corporate Social Responsibilities (‘CSR’) for Permodalan Darul Ta’zim.
Azmi holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) Tourism Management degree from Universiti Teknologi MARA and had attained professional accreditation in Land Administration and Development from Universiti Tun Hussein Onn.
DEPUTY PRESIDENT LEGAL, SECRETARIAL & INTEGRITY (GROUP)
Firdaus Samad joined Permodalan Darul Ta’zim (PDT) in 2014 and currently as Deputy President for Legal, Secretarial & Integrity practice group, Firdaus Samad handles various corporate commercial transactions namely retail, ventures, legal compliance advisory, commercial transaction framework, service level framework and competition law. He also holds directorship in several private limited companies.
Previously, Firdaus Samad was admitted to the Malaysian Bar as advocate and solicitor for High Court of Malaya and practice with a first-tier legal firm in Malaysia where he was exposed to general litigation and arbitration including cases on construction law, contract, commercial, companies and employment. Under his belt, Firdaus Samad has negotiated, advised and represented multinational companies, government-linked companies, state-owned enterprise and developers.
In 2016, he has been awarded a certificate of completion for the Creating Collaborative Solutions: Innovations in Governance program, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government.
Ts. AZMAN JAAFAR
DEPUTY PRESIDENT RESEARCH & PROJECT MONITORING (GROUP)
Graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering (Hons.), Azman brings over the years of extensive professional experience in various property management, engineering fields and corporate commercial dealings.
Presently serving as Deputy President for Corporate Development, his responsibilities are to develop strategic decisions to grow and restructure business, establish strategic partnerships and to achieve organizational excellence. He also supervised PDT valuable assets that can be monetized and grown through different combinations of deals and partnerships that required him to innovate and create a range of business partners.
In lieu of his immense experience in property management and commercial dealings, he is also responsible for providing engineering expertise, guidance and technical assistance to the state agencies, consultants and the public. It is accomplished by performing professional engineering tasks and by managing, reviewing and assessing the work of consultants, contractors and facility operators.